Vitamin D – Are you getting enough?
Public Health England is recommending people consider taking a daily Vitamin D supplement throughout the spring and summer as the coronavirus crisis continues
Is Vitamin D important for Immune function?
Most people know vitamin D is important to help keep your bones, muscles and teeth healthy, but studies show it is also very important in maintaining a healthy immune system. And during these challenging times vitamin D can be helpful as it is known to help boost mood.
Should I supplement with Vitamin D?
The main source of Vitamin D is from the sun, we make it in our skin from direct sunlight when outdoors. So at the moment with lock down in full force and the weather taking a dip it is wise eat more Vitamin D rich foods and to take a supplement.
Dietary sources of Vitamin D include:
Oily fish such as salmon, mackerel and sardines
Food fortified with vitamin D such as dairy products, orange juice, soy milk and cereals
Vitamin D supplements
Vitamin D comes in tablet and liquid form which is more easily absorbed. Our range of vitamin D supplements can be found here.
What is the recommended amount?
Adults are recommended to take 4000iu daily.
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